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Highland Park whisky reviews

Highland Park distillery
Highlands (Orkney) region
Founded in 1798, currently active
Owned by The Edrington Group
www.highlandpark.co.uk

Highland Park ‘High Dark Plan’ 10yo 1998 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 86/100

Highland Park 10 yo (40%, OB 2013, 35 cl.) – 82/100

Highland Park 18yo (43%, OB 2007) – 85/100

Highland Park 30 yo 1981 (52,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fungi’ 2011, ex-bourbon wood, 198 btl.) – 90/100

Highland Park 24 yo 1986 (51,8%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 89/100

Highland Park 24 yo 1986 (50,7%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #2296, 234 btl.) – 85/100

Highland Park 26 yo 1986 (54,1%, Malts of Scotland ‘Amazing Casks’ 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12053, 245 btl.) – 87/100

Highland Park 24 yo 1986 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #2275, 300 btl.) – 88/100

Highland Park 17 yo 1987 (51,3%, SMWS 2005, 4.102, 260 btl.) – 85/100

Highland Park 25 yo 1988 (55,7%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butts, 1086 btl.) – 91/100

Highland Park 23 yo 1989 (53,2%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12030, 281 btl.) – 83/100

Highland Park 13yo 1995 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #470 & #471, 770 btl.) – 81/100

Highland Park 14 yo 1995 (55,8%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead #1468, 205 btl.) – 87/100

Highland Park 14 yo 1997 (51,9%, Creative Whisky ‘Exclusive Casks’ 2012, PX sherry finish, cask #6255, 90 btl.) – 83/100

Highland Park 11 yo 2000 (50,9%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #800005, 129 btl.) – 84/100

Highland Park 10 yo 2001 (57,7%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Cask Strength’ 2012, first fill bourbon barrel #2998) – 85/100

Highland Park 21yo (47,5%, OB 2007) – 91/100

Highland Park 25yo (48,1%, OB 2007) – 87/100

Highland Park 30yo (48,1%, OB 2007) – 89/100

Highland Park Dark Origins (46.8%, OB 2014) – 84/100

Highland Park 18 yo ‘Earl Haakon’ (54,9%, OB 2011, 3300 btl.) – 84/100

Highland Park 15 yo ‘Freya’ (51,2%, OB 2014) – 87/100

Highland Park ‘Leif Eriksson’ (40%, OB 2011, travel retail) – 79/100

Highland Park 15 yo ‘Loki’ (48,7%, OB 2013, 21.000 btl.) – 89/100

Highland Park 12 yo 1998 Saint Magnus (55%, OB 2010, 12.000 btl.) – 80/100

Highland Park Thor (52,1%, OB 2012, 23.000 btl.) – 90/100

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  • Roberto Sikora: This is really a great, great bottling. One of my favourite Littlemills so far... :-) Thank you, Ruben for this review!
  • george: i see you have tried st magdalene and say it is harder to find i am a collector of st magdalene and i have 40 bottles i am selling these date from 196
  • sjoerd972: I wish the guys at Bushmills would demand the labels to say "Northern Ireland" so we didn't have to speculate on the booze's origins.

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